Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency & the Chronic Illnesses it May Cause

By Gaurav Dubey One of the fundamental aspects of biology is an organism’s evolutionary drive to maintain an innate physiological balance called “homeostasis”: the auto-regulation of an organism’s internal environment for optimal functioning of its biological systems that are needed to maintain life. Furthermore, research is constantly unearthing the notion that […]

Fighting Addiction With CBD

By Autumn R. Broughton The cause of drug addiction varies significantly from person to person, making addiction very difficult to treat, and therefore difficult to overcome. Every socio-economic background, geographic region, educational level, ethnicity, and race suffers from addiction, and it can stem from emotional issues, mental disease, environmental circumstances, […]

That Purple Kush You’re Toking Might Be a Genetic Imposter

GETTY IMAGES CANNABIS STRAIN NAMES can get a bit … quirky (Lamb’s Bread, anyone?). But without them, patients that rely on marijuana to treat ailments like pain would be lost. If you want to treat seizures, you might want ACDC—a strain that expresses almost zero THC and very high CBD, a […]

Try These β-Caryophyllene Cannabis Strains for Pain & Inflammation Relief

(Leafly) Beta-caryophyllene is a common and often abundant terpene found in cannabis. Its distinctive flavor contributes to the spiciness of black pepper and can be found in high amounts in cloves, hops, and rosemary. It falls under the FDA’s “generally recognized as safe” classification, so large doses can be safely consumed. Over the last decade, β-caryophyllene has […]

The Neuroprotective Properties of Cannabis

For decades we have been led to believe that cannabis damages brain cells, causing brain damage. Recent research now proves that cannabinoids can actually protect brain cells from dying off by impeding the chain of events that causes unnecessary cell death. Here’s what you need to know about the human brain. […]